The Promote Pollinators secretariat published a press statement concerning the sign-up event during CBD COP 14 (which starts this week in Sharm-el-Sheikh) and the other activities they will facilitate. Read the introduction and download the full statement!

‘Following 22 other parties, Belarus, Estonia and Norway have shown their intent to protect pollinating species threatened with extinction. To affirm themselves to this commitment, on 14 November they will sign the Declaration of the Coalition of the Willing on Pollinators. The sign-up event takes place during the fourteenth UN Biodiversity Conference in Sharm-el-Sheikh, Egypt. The European Union will also sign the declaration. The Dutch ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality is instigator and pioneer of the international coalition on the protection of pollinating species, operating as Promote Pollinators.’

The full press statement is available in English and in Dutch.